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Gibson Guitar Launches Southern Rock Tribute Guitar With Legends of the Genre

On Monday, May 19th Southern Rock legends including Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers, Charlie Daniels of Charlie Daniels Band, Rickey Medlocke and Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Jimmy Hall of Wet Willie all came together to unveil Gibson Guitar’s …
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Lynyrd Skynyrd at Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, TN

Legendary Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd made a stop at the Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, TN, where they performed their hits and more for a packed outdoor amphitheater of fans. Known for their mega-hits “Sweet Home Alabama”, “Freebird”, “That Smell” and so many more, Johnny Van Zant (lead vocals), Gary Rossington (guitar), Ricky Medlocke (guitar), Robert Kearns (guitar), Mark “Sparky” Matejka (guitar), Peter “Keys” Pisarczyk (Keyboards) and Michael Cartellone (drums), along with …
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The Big Send-Off: 10 Epic Guitar Outros

A great guitar outro can serve as the musical equivalent of an exclamation point, something to drive home a song in a memorable way. Whether flashy or subtle, the best guitar codas leave an impression that lingers long after the last notes fade. Below are 10 of the very best. “Mr. Crowley” (Ozzy Osbourne/Randy Rhoads). Randy Rhoads’ beautiful, classically inspired outro elevated this Ozzy classic into something of monumental proportions. The late guitarist spent hours working on the solo, but remained frustrated…
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10 Things You Might Not Know About Lynyrd Skynyrd

If you were to use one word to describe southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd, “resilience” is what first comes to mind for me. A plane crash in 1977 which took the lives of singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines put an abrupt end to the band’s initial line-up. But somehow they managed to pick up the pieces and reunited ten years later with Ronnie’s brother Johnny Van Zant on vocals and have been touring and putting out new music ever since. The band recently released Last of a Dyin’ Breed, their thirteenth studio album. Here we’re listing…
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2012 Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Red Carpet In Atlanta

The 2012 Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards and inductions were held at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta. Prior to the show, inductees, presenters and more walked the red carpet. In attendance were Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of Sugarland were among the inductees, as were the members of legendary Southern Rockers .38 Special, Gary Rossington and more. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and his wife were also in attendance for the 34th annual awards show. Music News Nashville was on …
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Lynyrd Skynyrd at Turner Field in Atlanta, GA

Legendary Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd performed at Turner Field in Atlanta after an Atlanta Braves baseball game. The crowd enjoyed all their hits, as well as newer material from their latest release, Last of a Dyin’ Breed. Fronted by Johnny Van Zant, younger brother of the late Ronnie Van Zant, Lynyrd Skynyrd treated the post-Atlanta Braves crowd to “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Give Me Three Steps,” “Free Bird,” and more on the balmy summer night under the lights. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington To Be Honored At Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards

Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington will join a distinguished
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